International Law Office

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Christopher Benson

Use it or lose it (and make sure you prove it)

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

Under Section 46 of the Trademarks Act 1994, a registered trademark can be removed from the register if there has been no genuine use of that mark for five years or more.

Emeka Akabogu

Limiting shipowner liability: how to have your cake and eat it

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipowners whose ships have caused damage will not want their ship to be arrested, but also will not want to pay damages to the extent of the actual claim.

Beat Mumenthaler

Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law revisions enter into force

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd

A number of revisions to the Private International Law Act and the Debt Enforcement Bankruptcy Act recently entered into force.

Natasa Polyviou

Tax Department clarifies country-by-country reporting

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Tax Department recently announced that constituent entities of Cyprus ultimate parent entities (UPEs) will not be subject to local filing in their jurisdiction of tax residence, provided that the tax information exchange arrangement under the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement has been activated.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court of Appeal overturns cefaclor damages decision on pre-judgment interest issue

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently allowed in part Apotex's appeal of a decision awarding Eli Lilly over C$100 million for Apotex's infringement of eight process patents relating to the antibiotic cefaclor.

Mathew Newman

Royal Court issues letter of request to High Court

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Two joint administrators recently applied to the Royal Court of Guernsey seeking an order that it issue the High Court of Justice of England and Wales with a letter of request to act in aid of and auxiliary to the Royal Court in recognising their appointment as administrators of a company.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey